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Rome, Italy Hotels

When in Rome, you'd prefer to do as the Romans do, and have a nice villa with extra bedrooms available for your family visit. But Italy's capital can seem unwelcoming if you're trying to find a family-friendly hotel room large enough to lay several sleepy heads. It is expensive and challenging to find accommodations that sleep more than two people; connecting rooms are rare as well. So, here are our...

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5 Multigenerational Vacation Ideas For Winter Getaways

According to AAA, 103 million Americans traveled over the 2016 holiday season, a 1.5 percent increase over the previous year. Although 9 out of 10 vacationers took road trips, air travel was also up by 2.5 percent, largely due to lower fuel prices. If your family’s summer plans are as busy as most, consider planning a multigenerational getaway during the shoulder season between Thanksgiving and...

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Custom Itinerary – Rome, Florence & Venice Italy Family Vacation

Q. M.K. of Brooklyn, NY writes that she would like help with hotels and itinerary planning for her trip to Italy with 3 adults and 2 teens over the April school break. A.  Tackling Italy with only 8 days to travel and, in April, you will really have to plan ahead. There should be wonderful weather...

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Rome, Italy With Teens In Tow

One family tackles Rome, Italy with their teens, who adore the few days they spend in the beautiful city while learning all about the Colisseum. Italy. Just mention that you are going on vacation to Italy and people get that dreamy look in their eyes. Everybody loves Italy. What’s not to love: the art, the food, the scenery, the people... it’s all amazing. In Italy you get as much from just...

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Our Family Vacation in Italy

Here are some tried and true tips from a mom who's "been there, done that" on an Italy family trip with her teens. Italy. Just mention that you are going on vacation to Italy and people get that dreamy look in their eyes. Everybody loves Italy. What’s not to love: the art, the food, the scenery, the people...it’s all amazing. When I asked my son’s art teacher what museums we shouldn’t miss,...

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When In Rome for the Second Time

With two vacation days there is only so much a family can do in Rome, but having been to the city once before, we chose modestly, only stopping at attractions that we could absorb in a short visit. A Centrally Located Hotel is Key to the City of Rome Landing at Fiumicino, we took a car service to our charming, small pension, the seven-room

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The Eiffel Tower When She Glitters

There sat steak and custard alongside bottles of soda and cups of coffee. And, of course the customary dish of snails that looked like little hills all grouped together in a lake of garlic. The white linen was now stained with wine and butter. The din of conversation rose above the lowly lit, colorful chandeliers in the chic Parisian restaurant where I found myself in the spring of my freshman year...

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Pickpockets: Where To Find Them And How To Avoid Them

Thanks to the popular hotel review site, TripAdvisor, we have some fresh thoughts on how to avoid pickpockets, the bane of every traveler's existence. Well, some would say that airport security is the bane of every air traveler's existence, but pickpockets do affect families, too. Thanks to the popular hotel review site, TripAdvisor,...

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